1st International Course on
Integrated Biomarkers

Biochemical and Bioimaging Endpoints in Cardiocerebrovascular Diagnosis,
Prevention, Therapy and Drug Development


Biomarkers 2005

To facilitate the dialogue among the multidisciplinary scientists, definition of the acronyms and of more specialized terms have been reported. Every amendment is welcome.

Andrea P. Peracino
Stefano Bellosta
Nicola Ferri
Riccardo Roggeri

is a transmembrane glycoprotein expressed by B lymphocytes, but also detected on other cell types or tumors, particularly carcinomas. As for CD40L, CD40 is part of a large protein family, the TNF-receptor family. The CD40L trimer is expected to bind three CD40 molecules, very much in the same way the TNFbeta trimer binds three TNF-55R receptors.


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